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I have to login before Windows Starts


rawsongreen
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I have recently reinstalled Windows 7 and I now find that I have to login before Windows opens.

Can anyone help please?

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Jock1e

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Found this.

Press Windows R. A command box should appear. Type control userpasswords2 and hit the enter key. This should display the User Accounts screen in Windows 7. Select the user account in the main table and uncheck the “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer". A click on the Apply button will open the Automatically Log On window. Enter the password and confirm it to add the password to the system so that it does not need to be entered during logon.

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rawsongreen

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Jock1e,

Thanks for your reply

Where or what is Windows R.

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Woolwell

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Or Control Panel - User Accounts and Family safety - User Accounts - Change your windows password - remove your password.

Windows R is Windows key plus R.

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rawsongreen

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Thanks woolwell.

Jock1e,

I managed to follow your instructions but I still have to login! That should have worked.

I do not have any passwords entered in WindowsI don't know if that makes a difference.

I'm stuck!

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Jock1e

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Maybe just keep the password clear and press apply.

CLICK HERE

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Woolwell

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Did you try going through control panel?

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rawsongreen

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Yes Woolwell I did.

I had to reinstall Windows again, that's sorted the login problem but I have another one. I will post again.

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